Things To Do In Miami This Week: Food & Drink Events July 11-15, 2022

Food and drink events across Miami this week include Burger Bar Monday at La Traila BBQ, Mojito Making Master Class with Giovanny Gutierrez, Summer Lobster Wednesday at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. , Bastille Day at Le Zoo, and Sip & Savor in the Gables.

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Celebrate Cuba Libre National Mojito Day with Giovanni Gutierrez.

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Mojito making lessons with Giovanni Gutierrez

National Mojito Day is here and Giovanni Gutierrez will be hosting a special mojito making master class at Cuba Libre & Rum Bar to celebrate. Attendees will learn about the history of rum and the secret to creating the perfect mojito. The class is limited to 25 participants and will include two full-size cocktails and two Cubans. Participants can purchase their card for $25, and VIP members of “Las Olas Locals” in Cuba Libre get free admission. Cuba Libre will also offer National Mojito Day specials including a $2 classic mojito and a $6 flavored mojito during happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Guests who prefer non-alcoholic beverages are welcome to try different flavored “no-jito” pinches for $15. . 6-7 p.m. Monday, July 11, at 800 E. Las Olas Blvd. , Fort Lauderdale; Register here; cubalibrerestaurant.com.

Click to enlarge La Trilla BBQ launches Burger Bar on Mondays.  - Image courtesy of LA TRAILA BARBECUE

La Trilla BBQ launches Burger Bar on Mondays.

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Burger Bar Monday at La Traila

Miami’s Texas-style artisanal barbecue district launched a limited-edition “burger bar” menu on Monday. The Rodeo burger bar will include a bacon cheeseburger, an All American burger, and a Smokehouse sandwich. While you’re there, try other popular menu items like the brisket sundae or the Texas Trinity platter. From noon to 6 p.m. every Monday, at 8030 NW 154th St. , Miami Lakes; Latrailabbq.com website.

Click to enlarge Lobster Wednesdays are back for summer.  - Images courtesy of Sweet Liberty Beverages and Supplies Company.

Lobster Wednesdays are back for summer.

Image courtesy of Sweet Liberty Beverage & Supplies Co.

Lobster wed all summer

Sweet Liberty Beverage and Supply Company Relaunched Summer Lobster on Wednesdays. From 7 p.m. until closing, guests can enjoy live Maine lobsters accompanied by roasted corn, cornbread, and coleslaw for $49. The promotion runs every Wednesday during the summer, when guests can also enjoy half-price bottles of champagne and beer specials. 7 p.m. until closing, every Wednesday, at 237-B 20th Street, Miami Beach; mysweetliberty.com.

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Special Bastille Day at Le Zoo,

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Bastille Day at the Zoo

Le Zoo French Mediterranean restaurant will celebrate Bastille Day with interactive activities such as face painting, stilt walks, mime, and cabaret cheerleaders. Executive Chef Julian Becker at Le Zoo will serve specialties including baguette avec paté, coke au vin and crepe suzette. From noon to 5 p.m., a guest accordionist will sing, and from 6-10 p.m., the four-piece French Horn Collective will play Parisian-inspired tunes. Located on the first floor of Bal Harbor Shops, this event is open to the public (reservations recommended). noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at 9700 Collins Ave., #135, Bal Harbor; opentable.com.

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Sip and savor at Gables.

Photography by Manolo Dorset

Sip and savor at The Gables

Sip & Savor in the Gables is a two-week summer event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Coral Gables Business Improvement District. More than 85 restaurants serve cocktails and specialty appetizers. Menu items will be priced individually from $7 to $12 over the two weeks. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 14-31, at various locations in downtown Coral Gables; Experencecoralgables.com.

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